Ali Sahabi, GEC

Ali Sahabi

About Ali Sahabi

Ali Sahabi has been a licensed General Engineering Contractor (GEC) since 1993, and is a principal at Optimum Seismic, Inc. He has completed hundreds of seismic retrofitting and adaptive reuse projects for multifamily residential, commercial, and industrial buildings throughout California.
16 November, 2018

Tremors have been felt around the Ring of Fire today

By |2018-11-16T19:12:18+00:00November 16th, 2018|Related News|

Earthquakes with a magnitude of 6.0 and higher. Some of the countries affected are the Solomon Islands, Indonesia and Japan among others. No tsunami warning has been issued and no lives have been lost. For more info, please read the original article by Express UK: https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1046326/Earthquake-today-Solomon-Islands-Indonesia-Japan-latest-earthquakes-2018-Ring-of-Fire

16 November, 2018

University of Tokyo, earthquake researchers’ finalists for Gordon Bell Prize

By |2018-11-16T19:09:09+00:00November 16th, 2018|Related News|

A team of earthquake researchers in Japan are finalist for the coveted Gordon Bell Prize for outstanding achievements in high-performance computing. Earthquake are a problem around the world including, Japan. Ichimura's team use coding prowess with the power of supercomputers to generate models for disaster mitigation and response. For more info, please read the [...]

15 November, 2018

Another earthquake strikes the coast of Bali

By |2018-11-15T19:35:48+00:00November 15th, 2018|Related News|

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 has struck off the coast of Bali, today. There is no tsunami threat and no expected damage, but with recent tragedies many of the visitors who were Australians were afraid. For more info, please read the original article by News Au: https://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-updates/earthquake-strikes-bali-during-schoolies-week-celebrations/news-story/1183b93e73a5f917782867282baac1b6

14 November, 2018

3.3 magnitude earthquake hit Northern Oklahoma

By |2018-11-14T19:15:36+00:00November 14th, 2018|Related News|

The USGS says a 3.3 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in northern Oklahoma. It happened after 9pm on Tuesday. No injuries have been reported, so far. A lot of earthquakes have been recorded over the recent years, with many being linked to underground injection of waster water from oil and natural gas production. For [...]

13 November, 2018

Hospitals in Portland preparing for earthquake

By |2018-11-13T19:07:02+00:00November 13th, 2018|Related News|

By 2022 all Oregon hospitals are supposed to be seismically safe. “It’s really important that emergency response facilities are functioning every day and especially during disasters when there is a great need for them,” said Yumei Wang, Geo Technical Engineer at the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. For more info, please read [...]

9 November, 2018

Series of earthquakes strikes Riverside County’s Aguanga

By |2018-11-09T19:23:55+00:00November 9th, 2018|Related News|

The strongest earthquake was a magnitude of 3.8 felt on Friday early morning around 6:58 a.m. The quake came after four others in the same area, that were two minutes apart. For more info, please read the original article by ABC7: https://abc7.com/multiple-earthquakes-strike-riverside-countys-aguanga-area/4654124/

9 November, 2018

6.8 has struck in the Arctic Sea

By |2018-11-09T19:21:03+00:00November 9th, 2018|Related News|

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake has struck in the Artic Sea, off a Norwegian island. It happened at 2:49 am early Friday morning. No injuries or damage were reported. The 18 people on the island were woken by the quake. NOSAR said aftershocks are expected but no tsunami warning has been issued.For more info, please read [...]

7 November, 2018

New Madrid, Missouri, experienced several major earthquakes

By |2018-11-07T18:21:09+00:00November 7th, 2018|Related News|

The region around New Madrid, Missouri in 1811 and 1812 experienced a number of major earthquakes. The last earthquake occurred on the Reelfoot fault, and temporarily change the course of the Mississippi River. Since the earthquakes, the New Madrid area is known as a high-hazard zone for potential seismic events. Ryan Gold of the USGS [...]

6 November, 2018

South Bay was hit with a 2.0-magnitude earthquake

By |2018-11-06T19:35:32+00:00November 6th, 2018|Related News|

Residents Southeast of San Jose were woken up by a 2.0-magnitude earthquake early Tuesday morning at around 4:50 a.m.For more info, please read the original article by Kron4 News Station:https://www.kron4.com/news/bay-area/20-magnitude-earthquake-strikes-south-bay/1575935448